Uses new Rust 2021
|0.2.2||Feb 5, 2022|
|0.2.1||Nov 15, 2021|
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This is an updated version of the
dotacat crate. The original crate's name was
a pun on
lolcat (because DOTA is a similar game to LOL), so I named mine "DOTA 2 cat" :L
The only real difference between this crate and the original is that I've updated the dependencies, modernised it to
use Rust edition 2021, and fixed an issue with a breaking change in
dota2cat can be installed with
cargo, Rust's package/dependency manager:
cargo install dota2cat
To more easily facilitate replacing
dota2cat, the executable is still named
The original README continues below.
dotacat is meant to be a replacement to
lolcat. If you're not aware,
lolcat is a rather silly program which behaves like
cat, but produces a colourful, rainbow output.
$ time echo hi | lolcat real 0m0.422s user 0m0.393s sys 0m0.028s
I use lolcat in my
.bashrc file, so this amount of time is not ideal for me.
time echo hi | dotacat real 0m0.045s user 0m0.030s sys 0m0.020s
Because Dota is better than LoL (According to people - I play neither)
If you have cargo installed, just run:
cargo install dotacat
If not, head over to the releases page and download the latest release. Then run:
chmod +x dotacat sudo mv dotacat /usr/local/bin
USAGE: dotacat [FLAGS] [OPTIONS] [files]... ARGS: <files>... Files to concatenate(`-` for STDIN) FLAGS: -h, --help Prints help information -i, --invert Invert fg and bg -V, --version Prints version information OPTIONS: -F, --freq <freq> Rainbow frequency [default: 0.1] -S, --seed <seed> Rainbow seed, 0 = random [default: 0.0] -p, --spread <spread> Rainbow spread [default: 1.0] Examples: dotacat f - g Output f's contents, then stdin, then g's contents. fortune | dotacat Display a rainbow cookie.